You know the Swillhouse Group for their bars, of course — The Baxter Inn, Shady Pines Saloon, and world class dive-cum-beer bar Frankie’s Pizza — but they’ve now got into the brewing game with Frosty’s Beer Company.
Each year at the Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards, an individual is recognised with the award for Outstanding Contribution. But this year is a little different.
Jason Scott’s New York bar Peppi’s Cellar has opened up in Nolita; here’s what you can expect from one of Australia’s most influential operators.
Restaurant Hubert’s Olivia Rockwell shares her service philosophy, shines some light on what it is that makes a good service hum, and points out that, if she’s doing her job right, you won’t even notice that she’s there.
It’s a new year, and you might want a new cocktail menu. For your inspiration and consideration, here’s a look at the new Shady Pines Saloon drinks list.
A good looking bottle for Absolut Originality, news from the ranks of Shady Pines, The Baxter Inn and Frankie’s Pizza, bikie laws in Queensland and penalty rate cuts rejected.
Barry Chalmers, Reserve’s brand ambassador for New South Wales, has accepted a training role with the Swillhouse group, with Bartender’s Drinks Editor Simon McGoram replacing him.